Young Fiddler & Composer ~ Trick Fiddling & Step Dancing
2016 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee for Young Performer of the Year!
2017 Toronto's CNE Rising Star Talent Competition semifinalist!
2018 Canadian Songwriting Competition semifinalist for Under 18!
Current 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee for Younger Performer of the Year!
Jessica Wedden is a 16-year-old upbeat Celtic, East Coast and Ottawa Valley style fiddler, trick fiddler, step dancer,
composer, 2016 & 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee and 2018 Canadian Songwriting Competition semifinalist.
She has been influenced mostly by her professional fiddle teacher, Cindy Thompson.
Jessica performed at the Havelock Jamboree, Ottawa’s National Gallery of Canada for the Canada-US Inter-
Parliamentary Group, Toronto's WinterFolk, opened
for fiddler Ashley MacIsaac with a standing ovation for the Festival of Small Halls Ontario and advanced
to the semifinals in the Rising Star Talent Competition at the Toronto CNE. Fiddling is her passion!
Jessica performs solo or as a duo when available, with one of the following performers:
JonMcLurg: Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist (http://www.JonMcLurg.com)
Bruce Barton: Guitar, Mandolin & Tenor Banjo
Reilly Donnelly: Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist
Shawn McCullough: Singer, Songwriter & Guitarist
Jessica performs at music festivals, fairs, private house parties, weddings, schools, fundraisers, and community events.